Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the people/institution mentioned in the post, not to rogueclassicism!)
Saturday July 10th 2010, Bamburgh Room, King’s Road Centre, Newcastle
University (see this link for advice on travel and maps:
The event is free; but please let contact Jennifer.Richards AT ncl.ac.uk so
that she can organise lunch.
Chair: Dr Bé Breij
11.30-12.15 Prof Mike Edwards (Institute of Classical Studies, editor of
Rhetorica), ‘The new Hyperides’
12.15-1.00 Prof Jakob Wisse (Newcastle University), ‘The limits of
(ancient) rhetoric: some thoughts about rhetoric,
literature and society’
Chair: Prof Jennifer Richards
2.30-3.15 Prof Peter Mack (Warwick), ‘Narrative and argument in
3.15-4.00 Dr Alison Thorne (Strathclyde), ‘The rhetoric of supplication:
ethos, pathos and the logic of identification’
4.00-5.00 coffee and roundtable discussion.